The Brezhnev Doctrine

And It's Limitations

Alexander Dubček

  • The Leader of Czechoslovakia who tried to give more rights to the people
  • Was going towards liberal Communism which the Soviets did not like
  • The liberal movement was called Prague Spring
  • Wanted rights like
  1. Speech
  2. Travel
  3. Media

Dem Commies, owners of Laika

  • Were afraid of losing political strength
  • Warsaw Pact countries sent in troops and tanks to stop movement
  • Was justified by the Doctrine of Limited Sovereignty
  1. Another name for the "Brezhnev Doctrine"
  2. Gave right to invade anyone who was a threat to socialism
  • The extinguishing of the liberal movements was to assert soviet dominance over other socialist countries

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